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Letter from Jethro Sumner to Abner Nash [Extract]
Sumner, Jethro, 1733?-1785
September 03, 1780
Volume 14, Page 770

GEN. JETHRO SUMNER TO GOV. ABNER NASH.

“I wish your excellency would give some order to the Commissary department of this state, that a more proper arrangement might take place among the soldiery. There is not enough provision for this day's use, and I shall be under the necessity of continuing longer here than I wish.”